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Subject: Re: Battery charging
From: scott (die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2003-12-05


--- Felix Becker <beckerfelix_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> Sorry, probably a stupid "user only" question, but would it be possible to
> charge the batteries via usb to avoid running out of energy while copying
> files, without hardware modification?

i didn't see mention of this in the battery FAQ, though it should be there. i must have seen it on
archos' faq.

the answer: the USB port doesn't provide enough power to sustain HD use, though it helps, and will
charge if the HD isn't in use. it's a good idea to have the wall wart plugged in when doing large
transfers.

-scott

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